Jennyalogy Podcast

Jenny Joyce

Society & Culture, History

Jenny Joyce talks about genealogy resources for Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom and Ireland


Jennyalogy Podcast

April 2nd, 2015

Episode 2 of 4 episodes

Jennyalogy Podcast Show Notes March 2015 Book of the Month This month's featured book isHow to get the most from Family Picturesby Jayne Shrimpton. It is available from many online bookshops. Featured Website This month we are looking at theDusty Docswebsite, located atwww.dustydocs.com. This website contains links to free online transcriptions of parish registers (and other material) for parishes all over the British Isles. Genetic Map of the British Isles A report was published inNaturethis month with the results of a project to produce a genetic map of the UK. Genetic Map of the UK Image courtesy ofNature The results are interesting, showing there is no unique Celtic identity, and that the people of Cornwall and Dorset are genetically distinct from the others of Great Britain, and also distinct from each other. Full results are availablehere, or alternatively there are some press articleshereandhere. Biographical Database of Australia Over 400,000 new records have been added to the Biographical Database of Australia. Full details are availablehere. Irish Anzacs Database This free web site, which aims to record all Irish-born members of the Australian forces in World War I can be accessed atrepository.arts.unsw.edu.au Coming up WYDTYA Live – Birmingham 16-18 April http://www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.com/ NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies Conference, Port Macquarie 11-13 September http://www.nswactfhs.org/conference/index.html

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